City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

The Conan Doyle


Venue details
Edinburgh Area: 
New Town, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Area: 
Broughton, Edinburgh
Telephone (info): 
0131 5579539

A short stroll from Picardy Place, Cathedral Lane and Queens Street, The Conan Doyle is a traditional pub with an eclectic range of real ales and pub food.

Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born at Picardy Place near here on 22nd May 1859. Today, an over life-sized bronze statue of Doyle's famous detective stands opposite his birthplace, portrayed in meditation over the death of his author.